At this meeting, we will be hearing from Kurt Mische, president and CEO of KNPB Public Television in Reno.  KNPB began serving this region on September 29, 1983 with one analog television channel.  KNPB serves a 75,000 square mile area encompassing central and northern Nevada and parts of northeastern California with three broadcast channels (KNPB channel 5.1, KNPB Create channel 5.2 and KNPB PBS Kids, channel 5.3) and a content-rich website (  Their slogan,Connecting Our Community, makes it a priority to expand their programs and services in response to the needs and desires of this large, varied area and make them available on the viewer’s platform of choice.   Mische has been with KNPB since 2009.